Scholar: How to create an Event

  1. To create an Event, hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Content circled
  2. Under Add, click Event. If you are missing the Event app, your site owner will need to add this app to your site.
    Event circled
  3. Add a Title (required).
    Add title field.
  4. Enter Date and Time.
    Note: The date and time will automatically default to the current date.
    1. Select All day if the event will run all day. Select Show End Date if the event has a set date and time.
      Date options
    2. Select Repeat if you wish to have the event repeated. Events repeat field.
  5. Add a Location.
    Location field.
  6. Add text into the body field.
  7. To attach files, click Upload or drag and drop files into the shaded box. Hover your mouse above the question mark icon to see the allowed file extensions, as well as the maximum allowed file size.
    Attach files
  8. Under Publishing options, ensure Published to this site is checked if you are ready to publish, or unchecked if you want it to remain as a draft. Select Sticky at top of lists if you want this event to stay at the top of the event section on your site.
    Publishing options field.
  9. Under URL path settings leave Generate automatic URL alias checked if you want the system to automatically create a URL alias for this event. Uncheck the box if you wish to enter a custom alias.
    URL path setting field.
  10. Under Menu settings you have the option of adding this page to the main menu.
    Menu settings
  11. Under Post Created/Edited By you can change who posted the event by editing the name in the box under Posted by. You can also edit the date the event was posted on in the Posted on box. By default the current date and time is used.
    Post created by field.
  12. Click Save.